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With 28 supplemental articles, this commentary offers incredible insights into issues like text and canon; archaeology; environmental, historical, political and religious backgrounds; how the New Testament uses the Old Testament; and others. It is part of Zondervan's Understand the Bible Reference Series, which also includes:
- the New International Bible Dictionary
- the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words
- the New International Bible Concordance
- the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties
- the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters
- Theologically conservative (Evangelical)
- Uses the New International Version (NIV)
- Semi-technical (Greek and Hebrew words in the text are transliterated and briefly explained)
- A section-by-section exposition of the meaning and message of every book of the Bible
- Geared for pastors, students and interested laypeople
- Insightful articles by leading evangelical scholars
- Cross-referenced for easy thematic study
- In-text maps give you a feel for the names and places found in the Bible
Number of Pages: 1629
Publication Date: 1986
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New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters: The Complete Who's Who in the BiblePaul D. GardnerZondervan / 2001 / Trade Paperback$16.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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New International Encyclopedia of Bible DifficultiesGleason L. Archer Jr.Zondervan / 2001 / Hardcover$16.99 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
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Based on the NIV translation Commentary from 43 world-class evangelical scholars 28 additional articles Cross-referencing, bibliographies, and in-text maps Covers the complete Old & New Testaments in one volume In one volume, the Gold Medallion Award-winning New International Bible Commentary unlocks the message and meaning of every book of the Bible. This acclaimed book marshals the insights of forty-three world-class evangelical scholars to help you gain a deeper, life-changing understanding of Scripture. Whether youre preparing a lesson or sermon or simply studying for you personal edification, the New International Bible Commentary provides you with a study resource that combines convenience with depth and relevance. It includes the following features: -28 articles230 pages in allshed light on such important issues as text and canon; archaeology; environmental, historical, political, and religious backgrounds; and the New Testament use of the Old Testament. Commentaries by J.M. Houston, Walter L. Liefeld, and D.J. Wisemen help you grasp the meanings of Bible passages and the significance of key biblical words by exploring related Scriptures. In-text maps and a maps section at the end of the book give you a feel for the names and places of the Bible. Commentary topics are boldfaced throughout the text for greater clarity. Designed for use with the New International Version, todays most widely used Bible translation, the New International Bible Commentary is a revision of the highly successful New Laymans commentary, acclaimed as A magnificent achievement. --Christianity Today The outstanding volume of the year. --Christian Herald ZONDERVANS UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE REFERENCE SERIES This six-volume series supplies users of todays most popular modern Bible translation, and New International Version, with scholarly, economical, and uncompromisingly evangelical study tools. It includes the New International Bible Commentary, New International Bible Dictionary, New International Bible Concordance, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties, and the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters
F.F. Bruce, MA, DD, FBA - was born in Scotland in 1910 and educated at the Universities of Aberdeen, Cambridge, and Vienna. After teaching Greek for several years at the University of Edinburgh and then at the University of Leeds he became the head of the Department of Biblical History and Literature at the University of Sheffield in 1947. In 1959 he moved to the University of Manchester where he became professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis. During his career he wrote some thirty-three books and served as editor of The Evangelical Quarterly and the Palestine Exploration Quarterly. He retired from teaching in 1978 and died in 1990. His more popular works included Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free, The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?, The Old Testament and the Christian, Introduction to the Poetical/Wisdom Literature, and Chronology of the Old Testament.
LaurieSCalgary, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Extremely helpful resource!October 17, 2013LaurieSCalgary, CanadaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book has been an extremely helpful resource in my studies. I am a third year theological seminary student and this book has certainly helped me with my courses. I would highly recommend this book to anyone searching for one book that encompasses so many great scholars, and such a wealth of great Biblical resource information.
MugsHouston BCAge: 55-65Gender: female1 Stars Out Of 5November 28, 2011MugsHouston BCAge: 55-65Gender: femaleMeets Expectations: 1It is not at all what I expected. I didn't think that the description on the catalogue was very explicite.
Kathleen MuirRenton, WAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Excellent bible study resourceApril 13, 2011Kathleen MuirRenton, WAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is detailed and informative. Would also reccommend Dakes Annotated Study Bible as companion.
Judith A. Mixell5 Stars Out Of 5December 18, 2008Judith A. MixellThis is an excellent resource book for serious students of the Bible. It explains the meaning of what is being said; what is taking place at the time the particular passage was written, etc.
Carol CrossmanToronto, ON, CanadaAge: Over 654 Stars Out Of 5September 18, 2007Carol CrossmanToronto, ON, CanadaAge: Over 65An excellent resource for Bible study. Very organized for easy reference and well written. Lots of extra material to add to your understanding of the Bible books.